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hale and hearty

Cliché healthy. The young infant was hale and hearty. The calf—hale and hearty—ran around the barnyard.
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hale and hearty

an old person who is hale and hearty is still very healthy and strong At 77 he is hale and hearty, getting up at six every morning to walk three miles.
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hale and hearty

In robust good health, as in After her long bout with pneumonia, I was glad to see her hale and hearty. This redundant expression, since both hale and hearty here mean "healthy," probably survives owing to its pleasing alliteration. [Mid-1800s]
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party hearty

and party down
in. to have a great time; to celebrate. (Also as an exclamation: Party down!) The whole class decided to celebrate and party hearty. Let’s party down, dudes!
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I know that green tea is good for me, but I like a heartier beverage in the morning.
There's an argument to be made that the wild fish are even healthier and heartier coming from a product of natural selection," Dowd explains.
has added a new line of thicker, heartier soups to its roster with the introduction of Chunky Fully Loaded soups.
I like a heartier crab cake because it provides a nicer contrast in texture when you bite into it.
Here, heartier ingredients are used to create a warming dinner for a cold fall evening--creamy blue cheese and sage with potatoes and green beans (frozen are fine).
Thus, if end users want to use metalcasting sand in place of heartier virgin, they often must combine it with a larger-grained material.
Or, if you prefer something heartier, try Bank's full English breakfast of fried egg, black pudding, pork and leek sausage, bacon, mushrooms, tomato and toast.
However, the clients, a couple with children, wanted a simpler, heartier experience that reconnected them with nature and the elements beyond the climate controlled confines of office and home life in the city.
Growing scientific evidence points to marine reserves as the best way to protect rockfish nursery grounds and bring back the older, bigger female fish whose heartier eggs and stronger young have much better survival rates.
These often tastier, heartier historical plants can provide a viable alternative to the uniformity of the hybrid and genetically modified varieties that are most prominent on supermarket shelves.
Farmers are now growing heartier corn and soybeans, allowing them to freely spray their fields with herbicides and pesticides.
There is some uncertainty about the value of using disinfectants in non-critical applications due to concerns that overuse could lead to heartier strains of bacteria.
Looking around the world at the race to acquire and develop genetically engineered plants, Pringle raises the possibility that GM foods might help the developing world by creating heartier breeds of staples for tough farming climates in Africa and elsewhere.
If your natural constitution demands a more moderate climate and heartier culinary fare, the South with its warmer temperatures and bountiful cuisine may better suit your rejuvenation.